Production Tracking & Job Costing

Mission, controlled.
Real costs in real time.

Happier customers and higher margins come from live production insights and control you've never had before.

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Review and modify BOM & Routing, see estimated costs

Set your job up for success by verifying estimated times and updating attachments, notes, or production settings in the BOM & Routing. Everything automatically shares to operators.
See the operator view

Create POs and watch as operators pick from inventory

Easily create purchase orders for a job and watch as operators pick materials from inventory. If operators pick too much or too little, you’ll see it here.
Go to Inventory Management

Know where every operation is at without walking the shop floor

Make sure jobs are moving along and staying on track. If something’s stuck, send a chat to the operator’s job tracker.
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Monitor variance with cost estimates versus live actuals

Live job costing helps you make sure nothing gets out of hand. If labor, material, or machine cost exceeds the estimate, the KPI will turn red, so you’ll know where the issue lies.
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Rethink how you understand cost

Losing money on jobs, but aren’t sure why?

"A small leak can sink a big ship." Fulcrum allows you to capture 100% of the costs of converting raw materials into finished goods.

No time to compare projected vs. actual costs?

Fulcrum compares projected vs. actual costs to determine which jobs are most profitable, and which jobs require a price change at the quoting level.

Using software that wasn't designed to fit the needs of manufacturers?

Not every business or financial system is created equal. Fulcrum is configurable so you can capture exactly the data that is important to analyze and grow your business.

Constantly entering data from one system to the next?

Reduce the labor burden spent manually entering data from one system to another. Fulcrum uses automation to gather data and feed it to the proper systems of record.

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Frequently asked questions

What does job costing mean in Fulcrum?

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Job costing is a real-time summary and detail view for any item or job based on your specific labor, operation, and material costs. It helps manufacturers better understand exactly how much money each operation and job requires, so they know the exact cost for each job completed. In Fulcrum, all of this information is live, allowing you to step in and make adjustments to jobs if needed. Instead of reviewing monthly profit and loss statements to find that you're losing money on jobs, you can see the cost of every job down to the operation as it happens. Never wonder why you lost money on a job again.

Where does job costing data come from?

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Fulcrum's data flows seamlessly across the entire system, so you'll find that every module's information comes from multiple places. Job costing gets its live data from the digital job tracker. Material cost, labor cost, machine costs, and operation progress feed into job costing while an operation is in progress. Estimates for the jobs are auto-calculated from the BOM and routing. Notes, attachments, and item details auto-populate from quoting, sales orders, and inventory management. See how everything connects (schedule a demo).

Can I see if I'm over estimate?

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Yes, yes you can. Key performance indicators display cost estimates versus actuals on the job costing page, automatically calculating the difference for you. If material, labor, or machine costs rise above estimated costs, you can elect to trigger a notification to relevant team members.

Can I look at my job costs over specific times, machines, or people?

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It depends on how you want to look at it. Fulcrum collects live data, seamlessly, but its magic is in how it aggregates that data to make it actionable for your shop. In the job's Cost Breakdown, you can find outliers that diminish your profit margins. Talk to sales if you want to dive deeper into detailed costing.

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